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Chief Walter J. Evans

Chief Evans


Chief Evans currently serves as the first Chief of Police for the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa.  As the OU-Tulsa Chief of Police, Chief Evans ensures safety and security needs are met for everyone within the University community.  Chief Evans’ key task is to transition OU-Tulsa’s security force into a full-service police agency.

Chief Evans holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business and a Masters of Business Administration Degree, both from Cameron University.  He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.  

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Phone: (918) 660-3909

Raymond Kirkes

Chief of Security Raymond Kirkes

Raymond Kirkes has been with the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa campus for 15 years. He currently serves as the Chief of Security for the OU-Tulsa Police Department.  

Phone: 918-660-3903